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USSR / Nuclear Accident #310104

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 05, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Radioactive fallout from Chernobyl, USSR , nuclear disaster reported reaching US; details given. Soviet officials' effort to prevent contaminated water from reaching Kiev's reservoir noted.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Govt.'s latest information on accident examined; scenes shown. Contradictory evidence offered by neighboring European cntrys. discussed; West Germany, Poland cited as example International Atomic Energy Agency representatives said arriving here today; implications considered.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Evacuation of Chernobyl said allegedly still in progress days after accident occurred; "Pravda"'s version of disaster outlined.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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